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Carnegie: A devil in the workplace but a good man where it counts

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish immigrant who came to America in relative poverty. His humble origins lay in factory work; however, he quickly gained promotions to messenger boy and ultimately telegraph operator at the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, where he made … Continue reading

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Government Takes a Backseat as Monopolies Take America for a Joyride

The primary document I chose is a cartoon drawn by Joseph Keppler in 1889. This cartoon portrays the idea that monopolies and big businesses had become so influential that they actually had control over the government and politics. The cartoon … Continue reading

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